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Welcome to Dalton

Dalton & Whitfield County, Georgia - home to entrepreneurs, mature industries and Fortune 500 companies. We'd like to be your home, too.

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Dalton and Whitfield County in Northwest Georgia is a prime location for business expansion, relocation and economic development.

Located in the heart of the Southern Automotive and Advanced Manufacturing Corridors on Interstate 75 and just 25 miles south of Chattanooga and 85 miles north of Atlanta, the area is within a day's drive of half the country's population.  

Dalton is home to the Carpet and Floor Covering Industry, which is a 21st century innovator in cutting edge technology, applied science, global marketing and services, resulting in new high tech products and patents.

This website is designed as an information source for doing business in Dalton and Whitfield County, Georgia. Find the latest up-to-date information for site selectors, or for existing Dalton businesses to use in their retention and expansion efforts.

Discover why Dalton is both a great place to live and grow your business.

Business Advantages of Dalton

  • Carbondale Business Park (GRAD Certified) located at I-75 exit 326
    • 30 +/- acre graded site available
    • 10 +/- acre graded site available
  • Featuring high-speed connectivity with all-fiber network
  • Concentration of green technology including solar and recycling
  • Electrical Service from Dalton Utilities, Georgia Power, & North Ga. E.M.C. (TVA partner) with customer choice for industry
  • Water Rich community
    • 40+ million gallons of daily excess water to sell
    • 20+ million gallons of daily excess sewer capacity to serve treatment needs
  • Innovation headquarters for the floor covering, chemical and plastic industries
  • Over 1.4 million labor force within 60 miles
  • Third largest manufacturing community per capita in Georgia
  • 98 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • 20 miles from the Appalachian Regional Port, 340 miles from the Port of Savannah
  • Less than 30 miles to new Chattanooga Volkswagen plant
  • Home to over 30 international companies 
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 If you would like additional information on the Dalton area, contact our Joint Development Authority and we'll be pleased to provide you with detailed site selection information and economic development data. Contact Carl Campbell at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 706-712-0958.
View the Dalton-Whitfield Development Checklist developed by the Business Rapid Response Team.
Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority – 100 S. Hamilton St – Dalton, Georgia 30720
phone 706-278-7373 – fax 706-226-8739 – email EDinfo@daltonchamber.org
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